past two years, Security Forces Headquarters – Jaffna (SF-J), on
concept of Commander SF – J Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe
organized a series of educational development programmes for Jaffna
students. Awarding scholarships, felicitating clever students, organizing
exam-oriented seminars and educational trips to the south are among
and Public Relations Office functioning under SF-J recently took
more than 1000 students from various schools in Jaffna on a visit
to “Deyata Kirula” national mega exhibition held at Oyamaduwa
in Anuradhapura. The exhibition commenced on 4th February ceremoniously
lasted for 9 days.
Four or five
busses taking students, teachers and parents daily departed from
Jaffna to Anuradhapura with protection of soldiers of the SF-J.
Transport, meals, medical facilities and refreshments had been
arranged by the Army for all who joined the visit.
By the 12th
of February, the final day of the exhibition a total of 1126 students,
151 teachers and 76 parents had visited the “Deyata Kirula”
exhibition in Anuradhapura.
Youth Corps, Maga (Pvt) Engineering Company and Ruhunu Food (Pvt)
company cooperated with the Civil Affairs and Public Relations
Office to provide lunch for all. Mr. Sumudu Tharanga of Ceylon
Biscuits and Mr. Eroy Pieris of Prima Company sponsored refreshments.